The hybrid nature of the 2021 SABCS would not have been possible without the generosity of numerous industry partners.
Multiple supporters helped ensure the safety of attendees this week in San Antonio. Notable protective measures included face masks for all attendees (supported by Natera), individual hand sanitizer bottles for attendees (supported by AstraZeneca), and hand sanitizer stations throughout the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (supported by Lilly).
Many other essential elements of the in-person experience were made possible by industry sponsors, including Wi-Fi for all attendees (supported by Lilly), the mobile app (supported by AstraZeneca), the program and schedule (supported by Daiichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca, Seagen, Pfizer, and 10x Genomics), and mobile charging stations (supported by Pfizer, Daiichi Sankyo, Seagen, Exact Sciences, and Merck).
Companies helped bring breast cancer professionals face-to-face at the Patient Advocate Lounge (supported by Lilly) and the Career Development Forum (supported by Eisai). And others made it possible to provide on-demand access to sessions (supported by Lilly) and posters (supported by Daiichi Sankyo).
“SABCS was committed to supporting breast cancer professionals during this difficult time by offering both in-person and virtual experiences. But putting on two meetings at once isn’t easy,” said Sharon Hill, Director of Symposia. “Our industry supporters were instrumental in helping us move forward with this plan and bringing everyone together to advance breast cancer research and patient care.”
A full list of foundation, industry, and agency support for SABCS 2021 can be found at sabcs.org.